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Prof Amanda Pyman

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Head of Department, Management

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Univ. of Kent at Canterbury, 2008
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2004
Bachelor of Commerce, Monash University, 2000

Contact

amanda.pyman@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46170

Biography

Amanda is a Professor in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations and Head of the Department of Management in Deakin Business School. In a career spanning thirteen years in higher education, Amanda has worked in Australia and internationally and is currently the Head of the Department of Management in addition to holding a professoriate position. Amanda has established a strong track record as a researcher in the areas of employee voice, employee engagement and employee workplace participation, both in Australia and internationally. 

Amanda has utilised Australian and international workplace data and worked with small and medium-sized firms in the UK. Amanda’s publication record includes over 37 journal papers, book chapters and books. Amanda’s work with industry has primarily been concentrated in the small and medium enterprise sector, but she has also worked with key government bodies such as Fair Work Australia, in addition to receiving federal teaching and learning funds to undertake and complete a project on graduate employability and the use of business cases in management education from 2014 to 2016. Amanda is also an Associate Editor of the Human Resource Management Journal.

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Research interests

  • Employment relations
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Employee participation and involvement (voice)
  • Trade Unions in the Retail Sector

Affiliations

  • Teaching Fellow, Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick UK.
  • CAHRI, Australian Human Resources Institute.

Teaching interests

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Emplyment Relations
  • People Management

Units taught

  • MMM132 - Management

Projects

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics - NDAC Future Operating Model

Publications

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2019

Outcomes of international student mobility programs: a systematic review and agenda for future research

A Roy, A Newman, T Ellenberger, A Pyman

(2019), Vol. 44, pp. 1630-1644, Studies in higher education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Working with boards: the experiences of Australian managers in performing arts organisations

H Glow, M Parris, A Pyman

(2019), Vol. 78, pp. 396-413, Australian journal of public administration, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

What are the consequences of a managerial approach to union renewal for union behaviour? A case study of USDAW

S Evans, A Pyman, I Byford

(2017), Vol. 39, pp. 2-18, Employee relations, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

the predictors of unmet demand for unions in non-union workplaces: lessons from Australia

A Pyman, J Teicher, B Cooper, P Holland

(2017), Vol. 72, pp. 270-293, RELATIONS INDUSTRIELLES-INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, Canada, C1

journal article
2016

Enhancing graduate employability of business school alumni through establishing an Australian Business Case Network

A Pyman, C Southam, S Sridharan, P Kelly, S Kinash, M Judd

(2016), Sydney, N.S.W., A6

research report/technical paper
2015

Joint consultative committees

A Pyman

(2015), pp. 264-280, Handbook of research on employee voice, Cheltenham, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

The contours of employee voice in SMEs: the importance of context

M Gilman, S Raby, A Pyman

(2015), Vol. 25, pp. 563-579, Human resource management journal, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Varieties of collaboration: the case of an Australian retail union

R Price, J Bailey, A Pyman

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 748-761, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2013

The dynamics of employee voice in Australia

A Pyman, P Holland, B Cooper, J Teicher

(2013), pp. 118-136, Australian Workplace Relations, New York, N.Y., B1-1

book chapter

A reassessment of non-union employee representation in the UK: developments since the 'ICE' age

E Bull, A Pyman, M Gilman

(2013), Vol. 55, pp. 546-564, Journal of industrial relations, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2012

Abortion and conscientious objection: the new battleground

A O'Rourke, L De Crespigny, A Pyman

(2012), Vol. 38, pp. 87-119, Monash University law review, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal article

Trust in management: the role of employee voice arrangements and perceived managerial opposition to unions

P Holland, B Cooper, A Pyman, J Teicher

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 377-391, Human resource management journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Trade unions and corporate campaigning in a global economy: the case of James Hardie

P Holland, A Pyman

(2012), Vol. 33, pp. 555-579, Economic and industrial democracy, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2011

Representing and organizing retail workers: a comparative study of the UK and Australia

S Lynch, R Price, A Pyman, J Bailey

(2011), pp. 277-296, Retail work, London, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Internet and email monitoring in the workplace: time for an alternate approach

A O'Rourke, J Teicher, A Pyman

(2011), Vol. 53, pp. 522-533, Journal of industrial relations, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Wal-Mart innovation and productivity: a viewpoint

R Freeman, A Nakamura, L Nakamura, M Prud?homme, A Pyman

(2011), Vol. 44, pp. 486-508, Canadian journal of economics, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Employee voice and job satisfaction in Australia: The centrality of direct voice

P Holland, A Pyman, B Cooper, J Teicher

(2011), Vol. 50, pp. 95-111, Human resource management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2010

Industrial relations climate, employee voice and managerial attitudes to unions: an Australian study

A Pyman, P Holland, J Teicher, B Cooper

(2010), Vol. 48, pp. 460-480, British journal of industrial relations, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2009

Unmet demand for union membership in Australia

A Pyman, J Teicher, B Cooper, P Holland

(2009), Vol. 51, pp. 5-24, Journal of industrial relations, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The development of alternative voice mechanisms in Australia: the case of joint consultation

P Holland, A Pyman, B Cooper, J Teicher

(2009), Vol. 30, pp. 67-92, Economic and industrial democracy, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2008

Free-riding in Australia

P Haynes, P Holland, A Pyman, J Teicher

(2008), Vol. 29, pp. 7-34, Economic and industrial democracy, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2006

Corporate universities: a catalyst for strategic human resource development?

P Holland, A Pyman

(2006), Vol. 30, pp. 19-31, Journal of European industrial training, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Cultural tensions - exploring call centres in the public sector

E Anderson, A Pyman, J Teicher

(2006), Vol. 6, pp. 279-296, International journal of human resources development and management, Olney, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2005

Creative compliance in labour relations: 'turning the law on its head'

A Pyman

(2005), Vol. 14, pp. 67-99, Advances in industrial & labor relations, Bingley, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Negotiating the contested terrain of drug testing in the Australian workplace

P Holland, A Pyman, J Teicher

(2005), Vol. 47, pp. 326-338, Journal of industrial relations, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2001

Workplace Relations and Other Legislation Amendment Act 1996 (Cwlth): experiences of five Australian trade unions

A Pyman

(2001), Vol. 43, pp. 340-347, Journal of industrial relations, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Transforming DAPM: Business Process Improvement to realise a transformed NDAC

Prof Amanda Pyman, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, Dr Matt Mount, Dr Heather Round, Dr Ahmed Ferdous

  • 2018: $120,000
  • 2017: $50,063

A Vision for the Future: NDAC Future State Implementation

Dr Matt Mount, Prof Amanda Pyman, Prof Andrew Noblet, A/Prof Andrea Vocino, Prof Michael Polonsky, Prof Rens Scheepers

  • 2019: $786,112
  • 2018: $363,636

Supervisions

Co-supervisor
2019

Paul Saintilan

Thesis entitled: Managerial Orientations and Beliefs in Large Music Organisations

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

Associate Supervisor
2020

Kim Encel

Thesis entitled: Women's Professional Sport: A Case Study of the AFLW Evolution

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

2019

Dominik Safari

Thesis entitled: An Ecosystem Approach to Evaluating a Cultural Event: A Regional Festival Case Study

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

2017

Sarah Kimberley Steen

Thesis entitled: Greening The Bank' s Environment: An Examination of Employees' Recycling Behaviours

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

Ling Qi

Thesis entitled: Factors Influencing Human Resource Management Practices in Chinese Multinational Companies Operating in Australia: An Exploration

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management